has often been recognized as Asplenium phyllitidis subsp. malesicum Holttum. It is a loosely nest-forming epiphyte. The individual had ants living in the root mass.


Collection Data (M. Sundue S.110909)

Classification & Common Names

General Collection Data
  • Date: 21-II-2024
  • Primary Collector & #: M. Sundue S.110909
  • Collection Party: Michael Sundue, Peter Wilkie, Sadie Barber, Rantai Jawa, Johnny Angkabau
  • Det. History: M. Sundue
  • Habitat: Lowland forest
  • Habit: Epiphyte
  • Specimen Locations: E, SAR
Additional Comments

Epiphyte, fronds loosely nest-forming, the petioles winged to the base, rhizome provided with abundant spongy roots. Root mass inhabited by large black ants that had formed tunnels in the roots.

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